6th SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B – 8/9 May 2021
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6th SUNDAY OF EASTER - YEAR B – 08/09 May 2021
MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS:
Saturday 08 May
BS 17h30 For volunteers and benefactors of the parish.
Cyril Koenig R.I.P.
Sunday 09 May
SOTS 07h00 Special intention for Shireen Catterall.
BS 09h00 Special intention for Maria and Cruz.
In thanksgiving Jermaine Chettair.
Ana and Joao da Silva R.I.P.
BS 17h15 Elsie Knott R.I.P.
Nicola Borrelli R.I.P.
Elena Coppola R.I.P.
Monday 10 May
BS 17h30 Manuel de Lima and Judith da Silva R.I.P.
Tuesday 11 May
BS 17h30 For deceased Oblates.
Wednesday 12 May
BS 08h30 Dalia Simoes R.I.P.
SOTS 17h30 Michael Power and Henry Howlett R.I.P.
Dorothy and Gordon Andrews R.I.P.
Thursday 13 May
BS 08h30 For the sick and suffering of the parish.
Friday 14 May
SOTS 09h00 Special intention for Kim.
BS 17h30 Special intention for the Libiszewski and Janowski Families.
Elena Annunziata Coppola R.I.P.
Andrzej Janowski R.I.P.
Marriages: An appointment with parish clergy 6 months prior to the marriage. Couples must be registered & active members of the Parish for at least 6 months.
prior to meeting with Father James.
Funerals: See the parish clergy first before any arrangements are made with the undertaker.
Baptisms: 10h30 Sunday – by appointment only.
Confessions: By appointment or 16h00 to 17h00 Saturdays at Blessed Sacrament.
09h30 1st Friday of the month at Star of the Sea.
Adoration Chapel: Because of Covid restrictions the Adoration chapel is closed until further notice.
REQUEST Pope Francis invites all Catholics to dedicate the month of May to a marathon prayer for the ending of the Covid 19 pandemic by the daily praying of the Rosary, either as individuals or in family groups or in prayer groups.
THE YEAR OF EUCHARIST In celebration of the Year of the Eucharist, the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the church at Blessed Sacrament every Friday afternoon from 16h00 – 17h00 (with the exception of public holidays) until September 12, 2021.
SEAL OF THE LIVING GOD Given by God to Maria of the Divine Mercy this seal will protect your home and loved ones. Hang it in your home and trust in Jesus. An example of this plaque can be viewed at the back of the church at Blessed Sacrament. Please contact the parish office to order one. Optional offer of R30.00 to cover expenses
RETROUVAILLE If your Marriage and Family life is experiencing any difficulties – no matter how small – help is available. The next Retrouvaille program, in Durban, is scheduled to start on the weekend of 4/6 of June. All Covid 19 protocols will be strictly adhered to. For further details, please contact Peter and Maire on 0828 500 500 or 074 134 7335, or visit www.helpourmarriage.org. All correspondence is strictly confidential.
PARISH COLLECTION In addition to the weekly collection contributions may also be made by EFT to the Parish of the Blessed Sacrament, First National Bank, account no: 50844547792, branch code 22 14 26.
CATHOLIC BIBLE FOUNDATION ‘Celebrate what is right with the World’. A two part virtual workshop will be held on May 13, 19h00 to 20h00 on zoom. Rsvp to get the zoom link contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CORONA VIRUS PRAYER.
Lord Jesus Christ, during your earthly ministry, at your command, the sick were made well. Come to our aid now in the midst of the global pandemic, that we may experience your healing love.
Give leaders of nations and communities the foresight to act with charity and true concern for the well-being of the people they are meant to serve. Give them the wisdom to invest in long-term solutions that will help prepare for or prevent future outbreaks.
Grant to all peoples the grace to respect the measures suggested that may curtail the spread of this virus, and health, strength and courage to doctors, nurses and other health-care workers.
We ask this in your Holy name. Amen.